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OCTOBER 30, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013 ROAD REGULAR MEETING

The regular meeting of the Bay County Road Commission, Road Department, was called to order at 9:00 a.m., at 2600 E. Beaver Road, by the Vice-Chairman, Edward Rivet.

Roll Call: Edward Rivet & Michael Rivard
Excused: Richard Gromaski

Also present were: Road Commission Representatives: Jim Lillo, Engineer-Manager; Cory Wale, Assistant Engineer; and Tom Kramer General Superintendent; Supervisors – Terry Watson, Bangor; Mark Galus, Fraser; Dennis Bragiel, Kawkawlin; David Schabel, Merritt; Gary Brandt, Monitor; Michael Haranda, Mt. Forest; and Paul Wasek, Williams; George Augustyniak, Fraser Township Trustee; Erich Smith, Wade-Trim, Inc.; Randy Bellor, 2123 Midland Road; and Danean Wright, Clerk of the Board.

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve the minutes of the October 16, 2013 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

PUBLIC INPUT – NONE

Bids were opened for culvert replacements at various locations. Commissioner Rivet moved to refer for review and award at the November 13, 2013 meeting. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve the Commercial Drive Access Request for Thelen Auto Group in Bangor Township. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivet and Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to receive credit card statement. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve Agreement #4-2013-04, with Fraser Township for Anderson Road. Project is estimated at $50,000.00. Total Township Cost is $50,000.00. The Chairman and the Clerk are authorized to sign for the Board. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve payroll for the period of 10/5/13 through 10/18/13 in the amount of $114,719.83. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Commissioner Rivard moved to approve bills in the amount of $515,203.00. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:

  Yeas: Rivet and Rivard

Commissioner Rivet moved to approve permits 13-256 through 13-265. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Engineer-Manager’s Report – Beaver Road paving should be done the next few days with a 11/15/13 target completion date – Midland Road; punch list items should be done this year and finished in spring – Ricoma Beach authorization to take down trees hopefully this fall – Salt is in; getting trucks ready; 2nd & 3rd shift starting in November – JGHS request to review area for No Parking signs, parents are parking on road to pick up and drop off kids – Merritt Township; Markel Bridge to be closed, not maintainable, located east of M-15.

PUBLIC INPUT – G. Augustyniak questioned tree on Kitchen Road; Tom has bid out for tree removal.
P. Wasek questioned Garfield Road between Midland and North Union, Garfield Road interchange is MDOT’s problem.
G. Brandt questioned chip seal on Four Mile and North Union – used these local roads for detour on two projects. BCRC said they would place single seal next year due to damage done during detour times.

There being no further business before the Board, Commissioner Rivard moved to adjourn the meeting until Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. Motion was adopted on a roll call vote at 9:40 a.m.:
  Yeas: Rivard and Rivet

Respectfully Submitted by: Approved by:

 

Danean Wright Richard S. Gromaski
Clerk of the Board Chairman of the Board